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Lincoln, the lawyer


Published 1912
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Lincoln's mythical birthright to the law -- The real source of Lincoln's professional aspirations -- The primitive bench and bar of Indiana -- Legal apprenticeship -- Lincoln's first argument and his early attitude toward the law -- Lincoln and law student -- Admission to the bar: the primitive bench and bar of Illinois -- Lincoln's first partnership -- His early cases and competitors -- Lincoln and the menacing clerk -- Early success in the courts -- A notable partnership -- Judge Logan and Lincoln -- Lincoln the head of a law firm -- Lincoln the lawyer in Congress -- Life on the Illinois Circuit -- Judge Davis and Lincoln -- Leader of the bar -- The jury lawyer -- The cross-examiner -- Legal ethics -- Legal reputation -- Law in the debate -- As candidate -- As president -- Appendices: Illinois Supreme Court Memorial -- Lincoln's case against the Illinois Central R.R. -- Lincoln's cases in the Illinois Court of Last Resort

Monaghan, J. Lincoln bibliography

Book, cloth; frontispiece

Bookplate: Lewis and Luda Wells Seymour

Handwritten inscription in ink on flyleaf: To my friend and clan mate Lewis Seymour with [ ... ] greetings, Frederick Trevor Hill, April 21, 1924

Includes handwritten quote from p. 32 of "Lincoln's Legacy of Inspiration" (1909) signed by Frederick Trevor Hill

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Publisher New York : Century Co.
Pages 370
Language English
Call number 71200908401764
Digitizing sponsor State of Indiana through the Indiana State Library
Book contributor Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Collection lincolncollection; americana

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